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The Grotto Trail in Zion

Grotto Trail in Zion National Park is perfect for a picnic and afternoon walk. This trail is short, flat, and beautiful.   The best way to hike this half-mile trail is to start at The Grotto (shuttle stop 6) for lunch. There are plenty of tables and there are restrooms nearby.…


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